There’s no better time to score your first win of the season then when a loss means its over.
Ticonderoga girls varsity head coach Kathy Tubbs said she was looking for a go-to offensive threat throughout the 2014 season.
NAC girls, LPCS boys atop C tables
The Section VII playoffs are set to begin in classes B, C and D with some familiar faces at the top of the tables.
While Ticonderoga used their usual running attack to roll past Plattsburgh High Oct. 17, they exploded onto the scoreboard very early en route to a 43-6 victory.
The 38-year-old who works at Moriah Central School captured the Adirondack Tractor Pullers Association titles in the 5,500-lbs., 5,800-lbs. and 6,800-lbs. stock truck points standings.
Crown Point officials will look to smooth out the rough edges of a proposed new local law that would address nuisance properties in the municipality.
The Beekmantown back ran for 265 yards on 25 carries, scoring four times on the ground and adding one more on the receiving end of an Alex Archer 26-yard pass in a 33-20 win Oct. 10.
The class, led by teacher John Lemieux, started planning and building the shed over the first weeks of the school year. It is a 10-by-12 foot shed with a six-foot door opening in the front. The floor will be pressure treated and the shed was created with conventional framing.
The 2014 AppleFolkFest will be held Sunday, Oct. 12. The craft fair will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the museum grounds. Chili, hot dogs and apple desserts will be served at the pavilion beginning at 11 a.m. Doughnuts and coffee will be available in the morning, and there will also be live music throughout the day.
The annual CROP Walk will be held outside the Ticonderoga Heritage Museum Saturday, Oct. 18, at 1 p.m., to benefit initiatives to feed the hungry both internationally and locally.
A group of anonymous residents in Ticonderoga have banded together funds to help authorities find the person or persons who were behind the September fire at St. Mary’s School.
The future of administration at Schroon Lake Central School will be brought to the community Oct. 7.
To do so, lawmakers have drafted a new local law specifically for public nuisance properties, which will be the topic of a public hearing in the Crown Point Central School auditorium Wednesday, Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m.
This time, it was the Chiefs of Saranac scoring a 43-7 win over the AuSable Valley Patriots Oct. 3.
“It puts a smile on my face,” midfielder Mary Labar said. “Thinking of the way we have played and they way we came together this season, I could not be more proud of this team.”
Neither Saranac Lake or Ticonderoga were able to manage more than 155 yards of total offense, but the Red Storm was the beneficiary of the longest play of the game, a 39-yard strike from Tristin Fitzgerald to Ty Marmion in the third quarter to give the team a 7-0 win over the Sentinels. Sept. 26.
For Moriah Central School seventh grader Alethea Goralczyk, art is in her blood.
Father Kevin McEwan said St. Mary’s Church is hopeful the Catholic elementary and middle school will be back to normal one year after a suspected arson swept through the facility Sept. 5.
The work to replace the Tower Ave. Bridge is moving forward despite some unexpected challenges found during the removal of the former structure.
The facility, located in the Knapp Senior Center, was recently opened for town court. Supervisor Charles Harrington said the town has continued to look for justice court grant applications to help improve the facility.
The 18th edition of the festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28, in the towns of Schroon Lake and Chestertown.
On Sept. 19, it was Garrison Hughes' turn to run the zone read himself as the Ticonderoga Sentinels used it to spur a pair of big drives en route to a 31-0 win over rival Moriah.
A wet field and confident Ticonderoga squad held the Peru Indians at bay for three quarters of their Sept. 13 football game.
There were some new faces and some old in new places as the 2014-15 school year started for the Ticonderoga Central School District.
A school-wide field trip was held Sept. 5, taking students to the Penfield Homestead Museum for a day of learning and celebration as the school was named a College for Every Student (CFES) School of Distinction for the fifth straight year.
Coach Heith Ford has a lot of different faces looking back at him as he calls the plays during preseason practices.
Parents, teachers and community members came to St. Mary’s Church Sept. 9 committed to move forward after having their hearts broken by the Sept. 5 fire at their school.
The third annual Lance Gregson 1-Eye Classic will take place Sunday, Sept. 14, with all rides starting and ending at the Schroon Lake Town Beach on Leland Ave.
While there is only one major scar on the outside of St. Mary’s School, inside the walls is a scene of destruction and devastation.
Chief Mark Johns has announced the fire has officially been deemed as suspicious and the investigation is in the early stages.
“It has been phenomenal,” Father Kevin McEwan said of the support he has received less than 24 hours after the fire was first reported. “So many have reached out and said whatever you need, we will work with you to make it happen.”
McEwan has announced there will be a special meeting Tuesday, Sept. 9, in St. Mary’s Church at 7 p.m. to discuss what will happen to continue the education of the children.
Two days after the celebration that comes with the start of a new school year, a fire with multiple points of origin has laid claim to St. Mary’s School.
Friday’s game against the Ticonderoga Sentinels was an eye opener for the Saranac Chiefs.
Loaded with talent and athleticism, a merged Bolton-Warrensburg girls soccer team begins their debut season — and area sports fans expect exciting action.
According to Ticonderoga Police Chief Mark Johns, 34-year old Sarah M. Wilbur of Sudbury, Vt., was in Ticonderoga around Aug. 12, soliciting funds for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Two people will seek to be the next member of the Schroon Lake Central School Board of Education when district voters go to the polls Tuesday.
The day after James Polunci retired from his superintendent’s post at Edmeston Central School, he was offered his first interim position.
Alyssa Rodriguez of Hague recently auditioned in a second round before the show producers, with the chance to make the television show on the line.
Rathbun’s Jewelry, which has been holding a “retirement sale” for the past several weeks, will close Saturday, Aug. 30. “It is kind of bittersweet,” Nancy Rathbun said. “I feel we bring a lot of people into the downtown area and that is why we would like to see a retail store back here.”
The Ticonderoga administrator said the town and contractor signed to drill the Streetroad well, The Layne Christensen Co., have resolved issues over a February malfunction and work will resume soon.
Bill Barnhart and Holly Dixon both spoke during the public comment portion of the meeting, stating that they were concerned about rumors that the Ticonderoga Police Department may move from their current home to the Armory.
The Strand Theatre in Schroon Lake became the eighth of 10 local, community cinemas to reach their goal as part of the Go Digital or Go Dark fundraising program, led by the Adirondack North Country Association and Adirondack Film Society.
The brass in Ticonderoga wants to get more aggressive when it comes to keeping up the appearance of the town, which includes making sure those who own property here but live outside the lines are held responsible for how their place looks.
The Moriah and Middlebury native recently released his debut album, “It’s Gonna Be a Good Night,” on iTunes, Google Play and online (joeMcGinness.net) and other digital outlets. His first single, one of six original songs from the album, was released in April, and has sold over 7,000 copies digitally through iTunes, XBox, Amazon and Google Play.
The 25th annual Adirondack Folk Music Festival will take place Sunday, Aug. 10, from noon until 5 p.m. at the Schroon Town Park by the bandstand.
Committee draws near on go digital goal
The Save the Strand Committee recently announced that they are very close to securing the needed funding to renovate the Schroon Lake hamlet theater from a one screen, 35-mm projection system into a modern digital projection facility.
The department, with assistance from the New York State National Guard, New York State Police and Essex County Sheriff’s, conducted a marijuana eradication sweep Aug. 6 in different parts of town.
The third annual Crown Point Relay For Life, to support the American Cancer Society, is set to take place starting Saturday, Aug. 9, 7 p.m. at the Crown Point Central School and run for 12 hours into the morning of Sunday, Aug. 10.
Author S. Thomas Bailey will be signing and talking about the first three books in his, “Gauntlet Runner Series,” at the former Fort St. Frederic in Crown Point from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9-10, as part of the annual French and Indian War Encampment.